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  • Farmers concerned about RFS waivers

    Small refinery waivers were a topic of concern during a farmer roundtable with Congressman Greg Pence Wednesday evening. The meeting was part of the 2019 Shop Talk series by the Indiana Soybean […]

  • DTN digital crop tour

    Various firms are busy conducting surveys to assess the size of this year’s corn and soybean crops. DTN recently partnered with Gro Intelligence to formulate yield estimates, using a […]

  • Rehagen, Stephens request meeting with Trump

    Leaders of the National Biodiesel Board and American Soybean Association have requested a meeting with President Trump to discuss small refinery exemptions and the Renewable Fuel Standard. The […]

  • Lawmakers call for EPA RFS waiver investigation

    Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is one of several members of Congress calling for a federal investigation into the EPA’s RFS waiver process. Axne held a press conference in Council Bluffs […]

  • Hog futures drop on demand concerns

    At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle futures ended the day higher on strong wholesale values and expectations of improved cash business after the markets tumbled last week.  Feeder […]

  • Parson applauds USDA and Bunge moves to Missouri

    Missouri Governor Mike Parson says moving part of the USDA into Kansas City will be good for farmers and ranchers and good for the state, “For the first time in our state’s history […]

  • Milk futures lower, cash dairy mixed

    Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange were again lower Wednesday as global prices continue to decline, cash markets were mixed with a very active butter trade. August Class III milk […]

  • Lower milk production and dairy stocks haven’t added up

    Dairy economists say the futures market and USDA forecasts are too pessimistic about milk prices. University of Wisconsin’s Mark Stephenson says dairy stocks are drawing down and milk […]

  • Closing Grain and Livestock Futures: August 21, 2019

    Sep. corn closed at $3.62 and 1/2, up 3 centsSep. soybeans closed at $8.60 and 1/2, up 4 and 3/4 centsSep. soybean meal closed at $294.70, up 70 centsSep. soybean oil closed at 28.74, up 31 […]

  • Corn finishes day in positive territory

    Soybeans were modestly higher on short covering and technical buying. Near-term forecasts are mixed, better for some areas than others, and forecasts for September are also mixed. The trade is […]

  • Anger over RFS waivers is not going away

    The anger over the EPA’s granting of RFS exemptions is not subsiding. In fact, it seems to be building. Jeff Broin, chairman and CEO of ethanol giant POET, blasted the EPA Tuesday as he […]

  • Researcher says increased dicamba acres results in fewer drift issues

    A University of Tennessee extension agronomist says reported dicamba drift issues in Tennessee have declined this year.  “The biggest reason is we don’t have a lot of beans in […]

  • USDA pulls staff members from crop tour after receiving threat

    The USDA says it has pulled its staff members from an annual Midwest crop tour after one of the agency’s employees was threatened. The threat reportedly came through a phone call to the […]

  • This isn’t Farm Aid

    Commentary: Just a head’s up:  if you apply for a position as an Anchor/Reporter for Brownfield Ag News, do not include in your cover letter a paragraph about how you want to agvocate […]

  • EPA seeks public comment on pesticide applications for hemp

    The EPA is taking the next steps toward registering crop protection tools for hemp for use during the 2020 growing season.  The agency has received 10 pesticide applications to expand their […]

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